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what matters

Wednesday,  11/05/08  07:16 AM

What matters:

  1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world.
  2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.
  3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America pageant.
  4. Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.
  5. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor and actress.

How did you do?  Now try this:

  1. List a few teachers who aided your journey through school.
  2. Name three friends who have helped you through a difficult time.
  3. Name five people who have taught you something worthwhile.
  4. Think of a few people who have made you feel appreciated and special.
  5. Think of five people you enjoy spending time with.

Was this easier?

I have a Google Alert for Westlake Village (where I live :), and it brings in all sorts of great and no-so-great stuff.  This morning it brought in a post by Ramsey Omery...  so I'm reading his blog, and I find this: The Charles Schultz Philosophy.  "The people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the most credentials..the most money...or the most awards. They simply are the ones who care the most."  Whoa.  Thanks, Ramsey, you just made my day.

 

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